Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) University of Queensland - UQ

4.33 out of 5 from 3 reviews
Bachelor Honours Degree
4.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

As an Occupational Therapist, you'll help a wide range of people overcome factors that limit their participation in everyday activities to improve their overall quality of life.

The Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) is designed to develop the skills, knowledge and personal qualities you'll need as an occupational therapist. You'll learn how to optimise your client's independence and improve their daily lives.

Acquire a thorough understanding of the theory and practice underpinning occupational therapy. You'll develop knowledge of the medical, social behavioural, psychological, and psychosocial sciences that will aid you in helping people recover.

Gain practical experience from your first year of study in a variety of community and healthcare settings at UQ's own occupational therapy clinics as well as external partners throughout Queensland.

Graduates of the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) typically work across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, both in Australia and...

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Additional Information

You will undertake approximately 1,000 hours of supervised clinical practice in a range of clinical settings that includes hospitals, educational f...

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Average ratings for Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) University of Queensland - UQ based on 3 reviews
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Student Reviews

July 2018
Year completed 2019

Positives: It has a really Supportive teaching team, a nice small cohort so you can get to know everyone. There are a lot of hands on/practical opportunities

Negatives: Some of the courses are a bit boring and mostly go over common sense content as oppose to teach us know information

My advice to future students is: Don...

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April 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: * Smaller cohort - I find it easier to develop relationships with lecturers and tutors as there are less people - also easy to make friends

Negatives: Sometimes course content is a bit boring - in terms of the theory side (history & models associated etc.)

My advice to future students is: Stay on top of your ...

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April 2018
Year completed 2021

Positives: the positive aspects of my course include learning how to communicate better, which will not only help with being an OT but also in everyday life. And also challenging myself, especially in the anatomy courses :)

Negatives: The negative aspects include that sometimes the OT lectures can be a bit boring and repet...

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